Troodos is a mountain resort region in Cyprus and the only place in the country where it snows. From October to March, majestic peaks, including the highest peak Olympos (1952 m), are covered with a white veil.
The Troodos massif was formed more than 70 million years ago. On its slopes there are picturesque villages adjacent to the ruins of temples and ancient monasteries that arose in the Byzantine era.
In winter, the resort is occupied by skiers, in summer, cool valleys save from the scorching heat. Local forests have been declared a reserve where centuries-old oaks, pines, junipers, cypresses, strawberries and cedars grow – according to scientists, the age of some specimens exceeded 800 years. Clean healing Continue reading